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  • Posted: Jan 27, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 14, 2023
  • Bomet County is located in the former Rift Valley Province bordering Kericho County to the North and North East, Narok County to the South East, South, and South West, and Nyamira County to the North West. The county, listed electoral number 36, has Bomet town as its administrative center and covers a total area of 1,997.90 Sq Km. His Excellency Isaac Ru...
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    Principal Accountant – (1 Post)

    Duties and Responsibilities

    A Principal Accountant will report to the Head of Accounting Services. Duties  and Responsibilities will entail:

    • Participating and providing advice as expected of the office in Tender Committee, Projects committee, County Executive Committee and County development committee. 
    • Preparation of revenue and expenditure returns in the County as required by Treasury regulations and law; 
    • Assisting in developing of supplementary financial regulations and procedures to enhance internal controls established through normal Treasury regulations and procedures;
    • Undertaking ad hoc assignment relating to accounting services; assisting in preparation of final accounts; 
    • Ensuring safe custody of County Government assets and records
    • Timely and accurate preparation of quality management report that fall under his Division; 
    • Guiding officers under him/her to achieve the desired results.
    • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

    Requirements for Appointment

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option) 
    • Passed Part III of Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination or its recognized equivalent;
    • Served in the grade of Chief Accountant, Job Group ‘M’ or in a comparable and relevant position in the public service or private sector for a minimum period of three (3) years; 
    • Registered with the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) 

    Method of Application

    • Job descriptions and specifications can be accessed on the County or Public Service Board Websites ( and )
    • Applications can only be submitted online on or before 14th February, 2023 through Bomet County Public Service Board recruitment portal, Manual applications will not be accepted. 
    • Clearance documents for purposes of complying with the provisions of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 will be required from those shortlisted 
    • Only Shortlisted and successful candidates will be contacted. 


    • Bomet County Public Service Board does not solicit for payments or recruit staff through agents/agencies. Any person purporting to undertake recruitment exercise for a fee and/or on behalf of County Public Service Board is a fraudster
    • The County Government of Bomet is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 
    • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

    The Secretary /C.E.O
    Public Service Board
    P.O Box 605-20400

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